If you are able to skillfully write application essays and demonstrate headship qualities, maturity, achievements in or outside workplace and professionalism during the final interviews, then the list of b-schools should be within your reach. You must target 690+ GMAT score to apply in these b-schools. Also, prepare yourself to answer the Adcoms on how an MBA from … b-school would help you to achieve long term goals, what will you bring in the classroom and how would you contribute to the b-school society. These are few pointers on which the b-school adcoms judge the candidates.
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Here's my profile :
Indian,male,26yrs old working with one of the top mncs as a Team lead. Leading a team of 6. No international experience
Acads - Btech from COEP(ranked 25th best engg college in india), also the second oldest engg college in india!! CGPA- 6.2/10
Extra curricular - 2nd prize at national level science seminar, had represented my state at the event, associated with a NGO since college which he lps poor people.
GMAT-- taking on 14th sep 2013. Could get 650-680, but trying hard to hit 700
Below are some of the schools that i am aiming for in R2(jan deadline). I have picked these schools based on FT ranking.
University of Virginia: Darden
Rice University: Jones
Georgetown University: McDonough
Carnegie Mellon: Tepper
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of North Carolina: Kenan-Flagler
University of Texas at Austin: McCombs
Emory University: Goizueta
University of Maryland: Smith
Vanderbilt University: Owen
Washington University: Olin
looking at my profile, guys do you think these schools are within my reach? Should I lower or raise my expectations? Can I go for schools such as Ross,Haas,Duke ?
I know I have started a bit late.... as its already may end.... but i am determined to apply this year!!
Pls help me in picking the right schools !!